Designed by structure apply Melbourne Design Studios, inside studio The Stylesmiths, and the purchasers themselves, the Maxwell Home is a high-tech eco-friendly residence in Melbourne, Australia that has received awards for its biophilic design, together with the Finest Sustainable Design in Australia (a Design Issues Award) and a Nationwide Alliance of Constructing Designers (NABD) award. By means of thoughtful design choices, each room within the residence has a component of nature, whether or not or not it’s the floor-to-ceiling home windows that enable expansive views into the gardens, the selection of supplies that lends a pure heat or the assorted planters discovered all through the house.
The house is unfold throughout two ranges and consists of 4 bedrooms, two inside courtyards, a pool, a fire and huge dwelling areas. The house is each colourful and textural, with heat wooden creating distinction towards the darkish stone, terrazzo, brickwork, marble and glazing. Boucle materials, hand woven rugs, felt folded cushions, chunky weaves and wallpaper add much more tactility to the house and assist to create a luxe but comfy setting.
There’s a direct dialogue with nature right here made potential with the indoor-outdoor model of dwelling. The circulation from indoors to open air is seamless and the limitless pure mild, air flow and daylight permits the householders to chill out and expertise the altering of the seasons.
Lead designer Silvia Roldan from The Stylesmiths used shade to create heat, calming and alluring areas. Lots of the items discovered all through the house had been domestically sourced and manufactured in an effort to assist home-grown design.
Images by Fiona Susanto.